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Document, newsletter - The Answer. A newsletter from Melbourne Legacy

From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
Colour printed newsletter from XXX
Size
295 x 210 mm, 24 pages
Object Registration
01233
Keywords
newsletter, answer
Historical information
TBC This is an example of Melbourne Legacy Club newsletters as they have changed over the years, covering the activities of Melbourne Legacy and the Widows' Clubs. It includes photos of people and events. Information includes a notice from the Chairman of the Widows' Committee, and from the President, dates of meetings, possible day trips and theatre outings, and events. The ladies were welcome to attend monthly meetings, monthly concerts, outings and tours, plus the annual fete and Christmas concert.
Various pages of interest have been added to show different news items. Other pages haven't been scanned.
The first edition of the newsletter was in 1960, previously there had been a quarterly magazine but the distribution was limited, they changed to a 4 page newsletter format to reach more of the widows. The September 1992 edition of the Melbourne Legacy newsletter was the first to be called 'The Answer'. The name comes from the verse that guides the work of Legacy - 'In Flanders Field' and 'The Answer' (see page 2). This edition had become 24 pages.
Significance
Brings to life the activities provided for the widows and the work of Melbourne Legacy.
Last updated
25 May 2019 at 9:41AM